Giant social networking site Facebook was started on Feb 4, 2004 in a dorm of Harvard University by Mark Zuckerburg with the help of his 4 buddies Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum and Chris Hughes. The world’s biggest social media site called “thefacebook.com” in its starting days, and was later renamed to just Facebook.
Facebook, which began as Zuckerberg’s hobby projects, was a college network in start. Fbook’s expand to other colleges and universities in March 2004. In time of few months, the social network became a huge success. In Oct 2007, software giant Microsoft bought a 1.6% stake in Fbook for $240 million. Google also said to have offered partnership deal to Fbook.